Wednesday, October 24, 2012

McDonalds Company, MCD Dividend Machine for week of Oct 22, 2012

McDonalds,  when populations increase they eat more McDonalds - Dividend Machine for the week of October 22, 2012.
McDonalds, symbol MCD, has been on my radar many times in past decades.  However, once I started using my very specific dividend machine criteria, MCD did not show up as the first dividend machine I found with my screen until this week.   Like MSFT, McDonald’s price was too high or the dividend too low to qualify as a bona fide dividend machine.   Recently, McDonald’s qualified on every other dividend criteria except yield and now we have the dividend yield greater than 3%.
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Sunday, October 21, 2012

Covered Call Income October 2012

Covered Call Income on Dividend Machines October 2012
            Listed below are the covered calls I currently have working on 2011 and 2012 dividend machines.   I think more posts on this area of income investing will be useful and I will start today.   
Conservative income investors should learn to use covered calls for additional income. When you own dividend machines you are, by definition a conservative investor.   When you employ covered calls to boost income on those very companies, you are a savvy investor.
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Sunday, October 14, 2012

Dividend Machine Diebold (DBD) for week of October 15, 2012

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Covered Call Income on DOW

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Sunday, October 7, 2012

Microsoft, MSFT took a long time to show up as a dividend machine!

Microsoft wordmark.
Microsoft wordmark. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Microsoft, MSFT dividend machine for week of October 8, 2012

I have been searching for dividend yield for this blog (and my research project) every week for nearly two years and only today, did Microsoft show up.  In the past either their dividend was too low or their stock price too high to make the minimum dividend yield criteria.
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Thursday, October 4, 2012

DIVIDEND MACHINE Week of October 1, 2012

Capitol, Washington DC
Capitol, Washington DC (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dividend Machine for week of October 1, 2012 WGL Holdings Inc. (WGL)
What a fun day I had searching for this weeks’ dividend machine.  During my search, I cannot help but run across information on companies that I have already included in my 2012 dividend machine list.   I found some lovely news about last week’s dividend machine, Watsco symbol (WSO), see side bar of this blog called The Money Madam’s Musings.
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